T.J. Oshie got his first chance to play with Alex Ovechkin and learned quickly the difference it makes when the Great 8 is on the ice.
Two Capitals with something to prove showed Barry Trotz exactly what he was looking for. Details here from CSN's Chuck Gormley.
The Capitals played well in regulation, but a missed shot doomed them in the 3-on-3 overtime.
In the preseason opener on Monday night, Washington earned a nice 2-0 win over Carolina. Chuck Gormley has his full list of observations here.